So I ran a 5k on Sunday

  1. So I ran a 5k on Sunday


    I haven't run in a year and a half. I'm 6'0" 190, not an ideal running weight.

    I did 21:24. BOOYAH!








































    But I have a confession. I cheated. I took 3 Cre02 at 6:30am, ate some oatmeal and a banana, then 45 minutes before took 2 VO2 with Purple Wraath and a scoop of White Flood. I feel guilty. Like I cut a corner, or took an opportunity no one else was offered. I mean, those behind me didn't even stand a chance. I'm utterly conflicted.












    [COLOR*********]Oh, wait, NO I'M NOT!!! [/COLOR]


  2. glad you didn't have a heart attack haha congrats
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  3. No, I'm in good shape, 6 hrs of judo weekly kick me into anaerobic hell. But that's nothing like running a 5k. My shins are screaming, haha.
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  4. Whenever I run with a NO product my calfs always get a pump like whenever I am weight training. They swell and it gets painful after awhile then I am like F*** this. Do you get that in your legs?

  5. Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    Whenever I run with a NO product my calfs always get a pump like whenever I am weight training. They swell and it gets painful after awhile then I am like F*** this. Do you get that in your legs?
    Well, no. Only the White Flood had arginine, and it was a half dose. The course was flat, too, so there weren't any hills, which might have caused calf pumps.

  6. Nice time man. I had to Google to see that you meant to say 3.1 miles
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  7. I use vasocharge man and my muscles blow up with any sort of movement.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by SilentBob187 View Post
    Nice time man. I had to Google to see that you meant to say 3.1 miles
    Thanks. And oddly the term '5k' is used in the US. Dumb, but true. No idea why these runs are measured in kilometers.

  9. Quote Originally Posted by poison View Post
    Well, no. Only the White Flood had arginine, and it was a half dose. The course was flat, too, so there weren't any hills, which might have caused calf pumps.
    made the mistake of running 10 miles with my wife the other day- wasn't that bad, but I felt like total crap for about 3 days afterward.....
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  10. Nice to know you can do it on the fly, but there is a bit of an aftermath, huh?

  11. Quote Originally Posted by poison View Post
    No, I'm in good shape, 6 hrs of judo weekly kick me into anaerobic hell. But that's nothing like running a 5k. My shins are screaming, haha.
    haha i meant the fact that you were running on stims but good time with supp help or not
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  12. I wonder what my 5k time would be now days, ran around 18 flat in high school xc. Just wish I ate right and used supplementation back then.
  13. jim623
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    Very good time for not running in a year, great job.

  14. Thanks, guys! It was for charity, btw. A friends mom died of lung cancer, and recruited me. Last year I did 22:43, and came in 3rd in the 30-35 age range. They were very happy to have me on the team, so this year, they arranged some competition, and brought in a couple friends who are 'runners'. One beat me by 2 seconds.

    It's on for next year. I might even train for it.

  15. Awesome time! Sub 7 minute miles. Well done!
  16. jim623
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    Quote Originally Posted by poison View Post
    Thanks, guys! It was for charity, btw. A friends mom died of lung cancer, and recruited me. Last year I did 22:43, and came in 3rd in the 30-35 age range. They were very happy to have me on the team, so this year, they arranged some competition, and brought in a couple friends who are 'runners'. One beat me by 2 seconds.

    It's on for next year. I might even train for it.
    Last one I ran in, this high school kid ran it in 14 minutes, I figured, what's the point.
    I decided to do it again anyway, for the cause. Been training for 4 weeks now.

  17. Quote Originally Posted by rms80 View Post
    made the mistake of running 10 miles with my wife the other day- wasn't that bad, but I felt like total crap for about 3 days afterward.....
    Yep- the aftermath really was not worth the effort IMHO
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  18. lol rms, did you just quote yourself, and then agree with yourself?

  19. Quote Originally Posted by Highlanda01602 View Post
    lol rms, did you just quote yourself, and then agree with yourself?
    you know what, i think he did!

  20. Quote Originally Posted by Highlanda01602 View Post
    lol rms, did you just quote yourself, and then agree with yourself?
    ha-ha- very clever

    I meant to quote poison from post- not trying to act like TO and refer to myself in the third person, LOL- that's what I get for paying attention....
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  21. a 5k is 3.1 miles right? if so then 21 min is a really good time
  

  
 

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